How to establish a Company in Japan
In Japan, most companies go with a Kabushiki Gaisha (KK for short) which is a Ltd. Company, as it usually meets the prerequisite for business partnerships. However, it is possible to make a Godo Gaisha (GK) too. There is no requirement for paid-in capitol, however this may be a problem for certain companies who have strict partner/vendor requirements. Company set up requirements - You are required to have at least one shareholder, a resident of Japan or overseas resident ok.